Full record for earthie n.

Definition an earthling
OED requirements antedating 1947
Earliest cite James MacCreigh, 'Donovan Had a Dream'
Comment Fred Galvin submitted a 1947 cite from "James MacCreigh's" "Donovan Had a Dream".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1963 cite from John Jakes' "Underfollow".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1950 cite from a book review by L. Sprague de Camp in Astounding.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1972 cite from George Zebrowski's "The Omega Point".
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Citations for earthie n.

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1947 ‘J. MacCreigh’ Donovan Had a Dream in Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 27/1 ‘Earthgirl?’ the guard repeated. ‘She didn't look like an Earthie.’
1950 L. S. de Camp Book Reviews in Astounding Sci. Fiction Aug. 147/1 Now Dr. Bel Arvardan, an archeologist from Outside, is coming to Earth to test his heterodox theory that all mankind is descended from the hated Earthies; and the Ancients, embittered by their treatment by the rest of the Galaxy, have prepared a dreadful revenge.
1963 J. Jakes Underfollow in Mag. Fantasy & Sci. Fiction May 66/1 The blue men of Mica II discriminated against Earthies, considered them inferior since the Micans had conquered the Earthies a hundred years ago.
1963 J. Jakes Underfollow in Mag. Fantasy & Sci. Fiction May 66/2 Through his ear button came the scratchy voice of the translator, talking Earthie for the benefit of Mica II's commercial colony.
1963 J. Jakes Underfollow in Mag. Fantasy & Sci. Fiction May 67/1 What the hell did Hopsford, light years away back on Earthie, understand about the difficulties of even communicating with the Micans‥?
1992 Locus Aug. 23/2 Earthies accordingly have a different way of dealing with aggression.
1993 A. C. Clarke Hammer of God 49 ‘He's doing very well.’‘Yes, for an Earthie.’